The Lagar de Baixo is a pleasant and versatile wine which will appeal to everyone.
Violet glints peek out from its overall lively and bright appearance. The nose reveals aromas of red fruit such as cherries and red berries which are complemented by floral notes and spicy hints from the barrel ageing.
On the palate, an elegant structure, good concentration and freshness culminate in a long and persistent finish.
Producer Information: Niepoort
NIEPOORT IS A FAMILY COMPANY NOW IN ITS FIFTH GENERATION AND PRESENTLY MANAGED BY THE ENIGMATIC DIRK NIEPOORT. DESPITE BEING THE SECOND SMALLEST SHIPPERS IN THE TRADE THEY ARE SECOND TO NONE IN QUALITY. ALREADY FAMOUS FOR THEIR CLASSIC TAWNY PORTS THEY HAVE NOW JOINED THE RANKS OF GREAT PRODUCERS OF VINTAGE PORT. NIEPOORT OWN QUINTA DE NAPOLES ON THE TEDO ( A TRIBUTARY OF THE DOURO ) , AND QUINTA DO CARRIL AND HAVE BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE PRODUCTION OF STILL DOURO WINES. USING BARRELS FROM THE GREAT FRENCH BARREL MAKER FRANCOIS FRERES NIEPOORT ARE PRODUCING DELICIOUS ALMOST BURGUNDIAN WHITES AND STYLISH FINE REDS AS WELL AS A VIBRANT ROSE.